September 2020: The case was dismissed after the Court granted a motion to compel arbitration.

July 2020: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-1456, S.D. Cal.)

June 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Ancestry.com alleging that it misleadingly offers a free trial to access genealogical records without adequately disclosing that consumers who sign up for the free trial will be automatically enrolled in a monthly subscription resulting in consumers being charged without their consent. (Chapple et al v. Ancestry.com Operations Inc., Case No. 37-2020-00021807, California State Court – San Diego)

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TINA.org Reports Meal Kit Giant HelloFresh to FTC

MADISON, CONN. June 22, 2022 While millions of Americans struggle with rising food prices and empty store shelves, meal kit retailer HelloFresh advertises “delicious meals delivered to your door,” enticing consumers…


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